(Heerbrugg, Las Vegas, 5 June 2012) –
Leica Geosystems is pleased to announce a further enhancement to the Leica Zeno GIS family at the Hexagon 2012 Conference – the Leica Zeno 5, an entry-level, rugged PDA for organizations that require a durable compact device with integrated modem and high-sensitive GPS. The new Leica Zeno 5 supports field workers by combining a mobile phone with asset collection and management capabilities.
Senior Product Manager Johannes Hotz comments ”Together with our Leica Zeno Field and Zeno Connect applications, the Zeno GIS family continues to grow and further addresses all mobile GIS market segments ranging from utilities and natural resources to municipalities”.
The new Leica Zeno 5 provides a complete, integrated package of positioning, imaging and communications tools:
- 48 channel, high-sensitivity GPS receiver (SirfStarIV)
- GSM HSPA+ and CDMA with full phone capabilities, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth
- Texas Instruments latest high performance processor, the Sitara 3715 (OMAP3) at 800 MHz
- Large 3.7” full VGA transflective display
- Windows Embedded Handheld 6.5.3 Operating System
- Rechargeable and hot-swappable all-day battery (10 hours +)
- Full range of interactive sensors including camera, digital compass, gyroscope, light sensor, proximity sensor and accelerometer
"The new Leica Zeno 5 is the fastest and best equipped rugged PDA for a mobile user", said Johannes Hotz. "Designed to be, at the same time, a mobile phone, GPS-enabled data collector and a controller for our out-standing Leica GG02 plus GNSS SmartAntenna. This new handheld will help users to get the maximum out of from their investment. Together with our Zeno Field application, the Zeno 5 provides an easy-to-use, streamlined GIS data collection and management solution. The Zeno Connect, as stand-alone application or SDK, enables our software partners to combine their industry specific solution with our high-accuracy data collection solutions".
Made for the Field
The Leica Zeno 5 is shock resistant, withstands a drop from to 1.8 m, and is protected against water and dust. The large 3.7 inch screen is optimized for sunlight readability and maintains exceptional clarity in outdoor conditions, including direct sunlight. Field workers can collect features and descriptive information using the in-built, high-sensitive GPS data, attach photos to the collected assets, and synchronize, with high-speed up- and download times, with the office using a single and compact device, all in a full working day without re-charging the Zeno 5.
The new Leica Zeno 5 handhelds are expected to be available from early July 2012 onwards.
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Those who use Leica Geosystems products every day trust them for their dependability, the value they deliver, and the superior customer support. Based in Heerbrugg, Switzerland, Leica Geosystems is a global company with tens of thousands of customers supported by more than 3,500 employees in 28 countries and hundreds of partners located in more than 120 countries around the world. Leica Geosystems is part of the Hexagon Group, Sweden.
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